The GCLS Veterans Interview project collected interviews from local veterans from a range of wars and asked them to talk about their experiences.
John R. Haas was drafted into the Army and served from October 1968 until October 1970. He left the service with the rank of E-7 Sergeant First Class. He was an infantryman and fought during the Vietnam War. His duties included point man, mine sweep, explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) and radio telephone operator (RTO). We was awarded many medals during his service including the Bronze Star with Valor and two Oak Leaf Clusters. He is a resident of Woolwich Township, NJ. He was interviewed on December 4, 2017, by GCLS volunteer, Daniel A. Oldt.